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Sanford & Son

Junk dealer Fred Sanford runs roughshod over his son and partner, Lamont, in a groundbreaking sitcom. Fred's moneymaking schemes routinely backfire, and he does just about anything to get out of working -- up to and including faking a heart attack. He's rude, sarcastic, outspoken, overtly prejudiced, and pretty darn nasty to his friends and family.

Premiere:
Jan 14, 1972
Original Network:
NBC
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Here Today, Gone Today

S06, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 7, 1976)
Fred thinks that all his furniture has been stolen when Lamont and Esther send it out to be upholstered.
  • Wed 9/20
  • 12:00AM-12:30AM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2

My Kingdom for a Horse

S04, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 1, 1974)
Fred buys a racehorse with an impressive history in hopes of breeding him.
  • Wed 9/20
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2

Aunt Esther Meets Her Son

S06, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 10, 1976)
Esther and Woodrow are not pleased with their newly adopted son.
  • Thu 9/21
  • 12:00AM-12:30AM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2

Sanford and Niece

S04, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 8, 1974)
Fred's niece, the spitting image of his late wife, visits the Sanford home.
  • Thu 9/21
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2

Sanford and Gong

S06, E14  (First Aired: Dec. 17, 1976)
Fred gets an act together for a TV amateur show with Lamont and Bubba.
  • Fri 9/22
  • 12:00AM-12:30AM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2

Julio and Sister and Nephew

S04, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 15, 1974)
Julio's sister and nephew stay with the Sanfords temporarily.
  • Fri 9/22
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2

Fred Meets Redd

S06, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 14, 1977)
Fred debates competing in a Redd Foxx look-alike contest in town.
  • Mon 9/25
  • 12:00AM-12:30AM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2

Fred's Treasure Garden

S04, E11  (First Aired: Nov. 29, 1974)
A fun time is had by all when Grady serves his friends, including two policemen, a salad made with marijuana.
  • Mon 9/25
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2

Chinese Torture/The Defiant One

(First Aired: Jan. 21, 1977)
Grady tries an ancient Oriental magic trick and shackles Fred to Esther.
  • Tue 9/26
  • 12:00AM-12:30AM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2

Tower Power

S04, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 6, 1974)
Fred tries to sculpt a work of art from junk when he discovers the value of sculpture.
  • Tue 9/26
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2

A Matter of Silence

S06, E17  (First Aired: Jan. 28, 1977)
Seeking Donna's sympathy, Fred decides to prolong his temporary deafness.
  • Wed 9/27
  • 12:00AM-12:30AM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2

A Little Extra Security

S04, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 13, 1974)
Grady must decide whether to lie when he receives too many Social Security checks.
  • Wed 9/27
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2

When John Comes Marching Home

S06, E18  (First Aired: Feb. 4, 1977)
Janet's former husband shows up as she and Lamont prepare for their wedding day.
  • Thu 9/28
  • 12:00AM-12:30AM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2

The Merger

S04, E14  (First Aired: Dec. 20, 1974)
Julio and the Sanfords decide to merge their junk businesses into one.
  • Thu 9/28
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2

The Reverend Sanford

S06, E19  (First Aired: Feb. 11, 1977)
Fred becomes a clergyman of the Divine Profit Church to avoid paying taxes.
  • Fri 9/29
  • 12:00AM-12:30AM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2

Once a Thief

S04, E15  (First Aired: Dec. 27, 1974)
Grady steps in to protect the Sanford ``treasures'' when Lamont invites an ex-convict friend home.
  • Fri 9/29
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2

The Will

S06, E20  (First Aired: Feb. 18, 1977)
Fearful that his days are numbered, Fred prepares a will and summons everyone to an advance reading.
  • Mon 10/2
  • 12:00AM-12:30AM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2

No Episode Title

(First Aired: Jan. 14, 1972)
A man runs a Los Angeles junkyard with his son.
  • Mon 10/2
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2
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  • 5:30PM-6:00PM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2
  • Tue 10/3
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 5.2
  • KTLADT2